One of Southwest Florida’s most established residential gated communities in Estero, Fountain Lakes is located in Estero, Florida, off U.S. Highway 41 about midway between Naples and Fort Myers.
Developed beginning in the late 1970’s, Fountain Lakes was created by the Kraus-Anderson company and the Master Community Association is now owned and operated by the community’s residents.
This delightful country club community features a 9-hole, par-3 golf course, swimming pool and fitness center, bocce and shuffleboard courts, tennis courts and a 2-mile walking and jogging path that circles the neighborhood.
The community features many large lakes and abundant nature preserves, providing a scenic, tranquil atmosphere.
Fountain Lakes Real Estate
There is a blend of single-family homes, villas and condominiums in Fountain Lakes, ensuring that no matter what type of lifestyle you’re looking for, you’ll find the ideal fit.
In fact, there are 13 different sub-neighborhoods within Fountain Lakes with unique Homeowners Association, (HOA), fees for each one, and each with their own amenities.
A single-family home with a sparkling pool has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and 1,765 square feet of living area. The residence features many recent updates, including a resurfaced pool, new roof, expanded lanai and screening, new kitchen appliances and marble countertops all updated in 2021.
The home’s landscaping is breathtaking, with mature tropical foliage, making you feel like you’re at your own private resort. The property was marketed most recently at $599,000.
The HOA fee for this home is $267.00 per quarter.
An exceptional twin villa residence with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and 1,050 square feet was built in 1991. The home features tall volume ceilings for an open, airy feel, attached 1-car garage and a stunning view of the spectacular sunsets from the large lanai. This property was most recently on the market at $324,000, with a quarterly condominium association fee of $1,645.00.
Fountain Lakes Amenities
Fountain Lakes residents are a friendly, social group who take advantage of the community’s many organized events, sports activities and parties meant for everyone. Men’s, women’s and mixed golf leagues, billiards tournaments, tennis matches, pickleball and bocce competitions are just a few of the items on the community’s social calendar.
As one of Lee County’s older developments, the overall atmosphere here is one of mature, meticulously-maintained landscaping and shimmering lakes throughout the neighborhood. There is a resort-style pool and large deck at the community center, and many of the subdivisions within Fountain Lakes also have their own pool.
While some thought that developing a large-scale residential development in Estero in the early 1980’s would not be successful, history has proven that the location is now in the heart of one of the most desirable and booming areas of Southwest Florida, with extremely easy access to some of the areas most popular destinations.
Right outside your private gated entry is every day-to-day convenience you’ll ever need, from grocery and pharmacy chains to medical facilities, banking institutions, and dozens of retail businesses of all types.
For a big day of shopping and a delicious meal out, the Coconut Point shopping complex is right across U.S. Highway 41 from the entrance gates, where you’ll find national retail chains, dozens of shops and stores and a large variety of restaurants from the upscale Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse to those with more casual family fare.
With an ideal location right between Naples and Fort Myers, you can plan a night out for a live show or spend a romantic evening downtown in either city in about a 30-minute drive from home. Travel is convenient via I-75 which is just 15 minutes from Fountain Lakes. The Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers is just 20 minutes to the north.
Fountain Lakes is an established, welcoming community with a long history of attractive real estate values located in a vital and growing part of Southwest Florida, and a very sought-after place to enjoy the Florida good life.